Pottery: black-figured neck-amphora. (a) Contest of Heracles with Amazons: In the centre is Heracles to right, with lion's skin, short chiton, quiver at back and sheath at side, sword in right hand, trampling on Andromache who is fallen to right; she has long tresses, helmet with fillet, short chiton, greaves, sword, spear, and shield with two pellets, right leg drawn up. Behind her is Alkaia to left, defending her with spear and shield with device of a tripod; she is similarly armed, with a chlamys, and her helmet is high-crested. Behind Heracles is another Amazon kneeling on one knee to left, looking back; she has hair looped up under a fillet, peaked cap, short chiton, and quiver with wing attached, left hand raised. (b) Combat of two warriors, perhaps Achilles and Memnon, over the body of a third (Antilochos?): both are bearded and fully armed; they attack one another with their spears; the one on the right has the body of a chariot as device on shield. The third warrior is fallen to right; he is also fully armed, and has a shield with two pellets.
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